Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Energy Firms Bet on Hydrogen Boom, But Payday Far Away

The universe’s most abundant element, hydrogen has been touted for decades as an alternative energy source to fossil fuels, but attempts to commercialize it for use in vehicles and industry have largely failed.

March 3, 2021

Public Capital , Investment , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Oil and Gas Investor: The Great SPAC Comeback

SPACs have taken Wall Street by storm, raising billions for as-yet unidentified acquisition targets—but will they return to save the oil and gas space?

March 3, 2021

Public Capital , Investment , Emissions , Renewables , Technology

Chevron Backs Geothermal Power Developer for California Pilot Project

Chevron also signed a letter of intent for a potential pilot project in California to deploy heat power, which is an affordable form of renewable energy that can be harnessed from either geothermal resources or waste heat.

March 2, 2021

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Renewables , Mergers

Pickering Energy Partners Doubles Down on Energy Transition with SailingStone Merger

The new partnership expands Pickering Energy Partners’ current investment platform to include SailingStone’s energy transition, global natural resources and ESG investment experience and strategies.

March 1, 2021

Investment , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

U.S. Energy Development Continues Permian Basin Expansion with Recent Acquisitions

U.S. Energy Development acquired interests in oil development projects that the company’s CEO described as “instrumental” in U.S. Energy’s continued growth and expansion in the Permian Basin.

February 26, 2021

Investment , Renewables , Technology , Midstream

Enbridge Subsidiary Launches Green Hydrogen Injection Project

Gazifère, an Enbridge subsidiary, and Evolugen, the Canadian operations arm of Brookfield Renewable, revealed plans on Feb. 25 to build and operate one of Canada’s largest green hydrogen injection projects in Quebec.

February 26, 2021

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Technology

Chevron Launches $300 Million Fund for Energy Transition Technology

Chevron said Future Energy Fund II will focus on innovation in industrial decarbonization, emerging mobility, energy decentralization and the growing circular carbon economy.

February 26, 2021

Investment , Emissions , Renewables , Technology

Exxon Mobil R&D VP Talks ‘Technology Gap’ in Energy

Collaboration and innovation are crucial to advancing technologies needed to meet the growing push for sustainability and cleaner forms of energy, Exxon Mobil executive says.

February 25, 2021

Private Equity , Investment , Technology , Trends

Oilfield Services Investing: Private Equity’s Tech Pivot

Private equity’s interest in oilfield services is expanding the definition of what is investable in the OFS space.

February 25, 2021

Investment , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Midstream

Macquarie Capital Launches LNG Project Development Platform

WaveCrest Energy will initially focus on Latin American and Asian markets, helping enable a switch to natural gas, Macquarie Capital said.

February 24, 2021